gynandromorph

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gynandromorph

[gī′nan·drə‚mȯrf]
(biology)
An individual of a dioecious species made up of a mosaic of tissues of male and female genotypes.
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As the season progressed, male and female cardinals were observed paired, and eventually a resident male and female began defending the feeding area around the house and the gynandromorph was rarely observed.
There were no unusual agonistic interactions between the gynandromorph and the other cardinals, although at times it appeared less likely to approach the seed when other cardinals were in the vicinity feeding (online supplemental material).
DNA was extracted from heart, pectoral muscle, and toe pad samples of the left and right foot of the gynandromorph.
Immature male White-ruffed Manakins look like females or display a mosaic of female and male plumage characters making the detection of a gynandromorph difficult in the field.